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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating a Table from Scratch

If you think of tables merely as containers for numbers, think again. Using a table is an efficient way to lay out and organize almost any kind of information. There are many ways to create a table, but the simplest and most versatile is to create an empty, unformatted table with a prescribed number of rows and columns. You can easily add content, and you can format and modify the table contents and layout later.

Create a Table

  1. On the Insert tab, click the Table button. Move the mouse pointer to select the number of rows and columns you want in your table, and then click to insert the table.

  2. Click in the first cell, ...

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